Classic Victorian drop earrings - circa 1875 - hand crafted with textured 15K yellow gold drops adorned with with black enamel fleur-de-lys surmounted by matching pearl studded parallelograms. One small dent on the backside of one drop. 1 1/4 inches not including the earwires.
To protect a cherished photo of a loved one, a 14 karat yellow gold round locket depicting a fierce three dimensional tiger's head. The Tiger is very realistically rendered with white gold teeth and fangs bared to reveal an old European-cut diamond and diamond-set eyes. Early 20th century. Dramatic.
A pair of dusky, cognac colored briolette diamonds, weighing about one carat each, dance below lovely, elongated lyre motif earrings centered with glimmering rose-cut diamonds. Circa 1890. 1 and 1/8 inch long, excluding the newly added ear wires.
A pair of tulips on one side and a single flower blossom on the other grace this charming, modestly proportioned (7/8 by 5/8 inch), expertly hand engraved antique locket from Victorian England, beautifully crafted in rich 15K yellow gold.
A tantalizing and sizable antique pendant necklace highlighting an encircled multi-dimensional eight-pointed star motif composed of buff-cut turquoise, shimmering seed pearls and even four hard to find rose-cut diamonds twinkling through. At the bottom of the pendant are nine graduated free swinging...(more)
These mid-nineteenth century earrings are almost certainly of French or European origin, even though they are unmarked. Each earring glistens with a trio of rose-cut diamonds, set in silver atop an openwork dome adorned all around with shamrocks, or club (as in playing cards), motifs. Sweet.
A sparkling quintet of bright sparkling old mine-cut diamonds, together weighing 1.42 carats, join forces in this classic Victorian 'carved' ring, hand-fabricated in rich 18 karat yellow gold during the late-19th century. The five diamonds shine atop a gallery of carved graceful scrollwork. A classi...(more)
A pair of radiant eight-pointed stars are dramatically juxtaposed against rich cobalt-blue backgrounds, over extremely subtle guilloche engraving, in these heavenly Victorian earrings dating back to the mid-to-latter-nineteenth century. Celestial! When at rest, the earrings reside in a fitted leathe...(more)
A dynamic bright-white cluster of European-cut diamonds, totaling 1.20 carats (including a .45 carat center), explodes with extra dazzle when juxtaposed with dramatic black enamel in this fabulous late-Victorian sparkler elegantly crafted in platinum over 18K yellow gold. The top of the ring measure...(more)
Concentric circles of glittering old mine-cut diamonds, totaling 1.25 carats, join forces to create this high-voltage, late-nineteenth/early-twentieth century Victorian sparkler. Beautifully hand-crafted in platinum topped 14K gold, ring measures 9/16 inch diameter and is a finger size 5 1/4.
Measuring 1 1/4 inches in diameter this starburst shines with a deep, rich red that as only pyrope garnets can. This pin is crafted in a heavily plated metal so it has a look of gold construction not usually seen in these pins. The elongated pin stem dates this piece to the mid-19th century. A true ...(more)
A ravishing and remarkable late-18th~early-19th century Georgian flower brooch masterfully crafted 'en tremblant': "En tremblant" is a French term - meaning "to tremble". It was first used to describe 18th and 19th century jewelry where parts of the diamond set pieces were attached to a tr...(more)